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of that, our senior economics reporter steve leisman. steve? >> sue, thanks very much. sue, this number is a product of simple math. but whether it's telling us about the real strength of the job market is something investors and the fed are going to have to think long and hard about. take a look at how we got here. first a little bit of the math. the unemployment rate is calculated by essentially taking the number of unemployment and simply dividing it by the labor force. plug in the numbers. 7.8% unemployment rate gives us -- calculates from 12.1 million unemployed divided by the 155.1 million labor force. you can do that at home, if you like. and now here's what happened this month. okay? the number of unemployed dropped by nearly half a million. down by 456,000. the number of employed in this household survey up by 873,000. but wait, because the one thing we're watching here is the number of people who were employed but were part-time but they wanted full time work. we call it for economic reasons. up by 582,000. that's the third september surge in a row. some people suggest there i
, the conservative cause. steve and i made this film with him. he passed away suddenly, tragically, just after we finished principal photography. he's a main part of this movie. we're so proud of being able to bring this out and remember andrew when we watch it. >> greta: steve, what did you learn from this movie? i know it's a documentary, you went in to study occupy wall street. what did you learn? the one thing i learned, these guys know what they're doing. if you think how they changed the conversation. greta, we start the film in a prologue in the summer of 2011 with the national debate that you just talked about in the previous block about cutting spending, increasing debt for the first time. the occupy movement started six weeks later in zuccotti park, and essentially changed the conversation. we don't talk about the guests . we don't talk about the national debt. we haven't had a meaningful conversation since 2011. one of the reasons was the occupy movement. they're changed the debate to fairness, equality, 1% versus the 99%. i found they're very effective. >> greta: david, difference bet
steve heideman. steve stevens or senior advisor for middle east initiatives. he has taught at columbia. he is extensively published, has also directed the center for democracy and civil studies and civil society at georgetown university. he is a terrific asset to the institute. this project is one that is driven by syria with assistance, technical assistance and other kinds of assistance from the institute and sister institution in germany. it is very important that these kinds of efforts be driven by local populations, things that are handed down from the united states that typically don't work all that well and so we are very pleased that you're all here. i hope you have lots of questions and steve if i could turn this over to you. >> thank you very much gem for opening this morning and let me add my welcome. we are delighted to see you while here this morning. it's going to be of very a very very interesting conversation about syria after assad and the challenges of managing a post-assad transition. as jim mentioned, this event this morning is in many ways the culmination of a proje
. did you say first time ever? >> the first time ever they're 4-0. >> you mean not even under steve ba bartkowski? >> here's the thing. nobody's going to take them seriously until january. it's going to be so much pressure when the playoffs come around because they haven't delivered under matt ryan. and they could. they could run the table. >> just for the record, you say they haven't delivered in january under matt ryan. they haven't delivered in january since 1966. >> they went to the super bowl in 1998. >> dirty birds. >> and then got killed by the broncos, went out all night partying. >> in fairness. in fairness. >> no, we've had a very sad, sad playoff group, but they looked good. >> they looked very good. and character builder. they had the ball at their own 1. they drove down, got the winning field goal. >> is there a worse team in football than the dolphins? >> the browns. that's the thing. the raiders have gotten blown out a couple of times but they have a win over the steelers which no one can figure out. >> why can't the dolphins turn it around? it's been a rough, rough stre
. steve centanni is live in washington with more on this. >> reporter: one is bob corker a member of the foreign relations committee saying the benghazi incident is more bizarre every day. he wrote a letter to the director of national intelligence. it says 18 days ago the administration judged it was appropriate for our consulate to be lightly guarded. what has changed in libya such a short time that our f.b.i. agents, most elite personnel cannot safely enter the city? meantime, republicans kept up the drum beat on the administration's response and the president's foreign policy. >> the response was slow. it was confused, it was inconsistent. they first said that it was a youtube video and spontaneous mob. we now know it was a planned terrorist attack. in this was one tragic incident, that would be a tragedy in and of itself but the problem is bigger picture of the fact that the obama foreign policy is unraveling literally before our eyes on our tv screens. >> reporter: he said he would let others decide if the president was involved in a cover-up. meantime, obama advisors respond
to hurricane katrina. joining me is byron york. and steve hayez. steve, you are first? >> look, i mean, it's an interesting video. but i don't think it tells us much that many people didn't already think about president obama. he has become much more sophisticated in these arguments. but i think at the end of the day, he is making a similar argument today, high is, effect in effect, pretty open about the class warfare argument. it is not as explicit, but the philosophy is the same. this doesn't surprise me to see this. >> the national attitudes are set on president obottom a. people have seen him come into their living room, ever day for four years. they have a sense of who he is as a person. so as these videos come out, it is going to be hard for them to really shake things up with the independent and swing voters, which are who matters in november. >> it is not only rich and poor, it is black and white as well. he makes specific racial arguems. in ept -- 2002, the time of enron, everybody's talking about enron. he talks about enron, using tax accountants and tax loopholes to make money a
steve schmidt this morning on "morning joe" reacting to last night's debate. how much weight do the debates actually carry? for more reaction to the debates last night, i want to bring in live from seattle, minneapolis contributor ron reagan. senator of former president, ronald reagan. and we have columnist megan mccain, daughter of former presidential candidate john mccain. megan, i want to start with you, was this debate a reprieve for mitt romney? steve says they are basically a reset moving forward in watching the numbers tighten with momentum, the wind at his back. >> let me tell you something, thomas, this morning is a good morning to be a romney supporter. yes, i definitely think that mitt romney came back swinging and completely reset the election and gained new momentum and enthusiasm and did an incredible job last night and i have never been more proud of him. >> ron, ed schultz told me liberals are emotional and disappointed that the president was not more aggressive. and others say this is equivalent of the rnc convention, a big lackluster. >> he was a bit off his ga
pretty boring to watch. and there was not the passion. >> i want to bring in congressman steve israel, democrat from new york, also the chair of the democratic national campaign committee. i'm sure you listened to the post-debate last night. no 47%, no bain, there are for many democrats big supporters of the president's missed opportunities, what do you think of the debate last night? >> i might buy a used car from mitt romney but i'm not going to buy the used policies he's advocating that got us into the great recession. >> what was that line last night? >> there were two moments in this relevatory. he doubled-down on the proposition that faced with a deal of $10 of spending cuts, for $1 in taxes to the rich, he would reject the deal. once again, this relentless defense and protection of the rich. and secondly, i think last night showed the american people and the middle class that mitt romney has a secret plan to eliminate the one tax deduction that keeps the middle class in their homes. and that's the deduction for mortgage interest and taxes. he says he's going to lower tax rates
'm on the ballot, will be on the ballot in all 50 states. steve, right now we're on the ballot in 47 states and the district of columbia. we're litigated in the other three. so although there are other third-party candidates running this cycle, none of them are going to come close to what i just said. that said, um, where's the difference between the two? i'm going to argue that we should not bomb iran, that we should get out of afghanistan tomorrow, bring the troops home, that marriage equality is a constitutionally-guaranteed right. let's end the drug war, let's legalize marijuana now. i would have never signed the national defense authorization act allowing for you and i as u.s. citizens to be arrested and detained without being charged. i think that's why we've fought wars. i would have never signed the patriot act. i think the homeland security's incredibly redundant. tsa should not be the federal government, it should be airports, airlines, states, knew mispalties -- municipalities. balance the federal budget now. i think we all recognize that what we're doing is not sustainable. i th
and -- editor in chief of a web site. next to him is steve kelley. his editorial cartoons are distributed to newspapers nationwide by some tickets. he is also the, creator of the national syndicated comic strip. he was a veteran stand up comedian and has appeared several times on the tonight show. scott stantis works for the chicago tribune. his work is syndicated to over 180 newspapers. he is also the creator of the cartoon prickly city that appears here in our hometown washington post. please welcome the panelists today. [applause] >> i have been a free lancer for ever. i have never been a staff cartoonist even when i was with l.a. weekly. i was there 17 years as a freelancer sending my cartoons and. it taught me how to manage my own career as far as being self sustaining, on the broke cartoonist trying to raise a family. -- nonbroke cartoonist trying to raise a family. i have a lot to show you. of course, we just went through the conventions. forever an idea comes -- people ask where they come from. sometimes it is a bolt from the blue. sometimes chris rock writes them. this cartoon is
issue of the national journal defying gravity. quite a cover you've got here. >> from the great steve brodner. >> the numbers say obama should be losing, why isn't he. >> thanks for coming? >>> an al qaeda hot spot inside libya. we're traveling to a town where extremists are in charge and on the rise. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. go long. so how much do we owe you? that'll be $973.42. ya know, your rates and fees aren't exactly competitive. who do you think i am, quicken loans? [ spokesman ] when you refinance your mortgage with quicken loans, you'll find that our rates and fees are extremely competitive. because the last thing you want is to spend too much on your mortgage. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ♪ >>> there are growing concerns about the rise of extremist groups inside libya weeks after the attack that took the lives of the united states ambassador and thre
david axelrod said, we don't need a president who shoots first and aims later. >> steve centanni, strong words on the show this is morning. >> reporter: you bet. >> eric: how will the handling of the attack effect the race for the white house? 43% of likely voters disapprove of the president's handling of the situation so far and 39% approve. will this put new focus on the foreign policy of the administration. >> brad and joe, good to see you here. >> good to be with you, eric. >> eric: brad, how do you think this will play into the campaign? >> i think, eric, it gets stranger and stranger each day. lives are being exposed. coverups are being exposed and frankly, it's clear to me that this didn't fit the political narrative that the white house wanted to have the american people believe. that is that osama bin laden is dead and al qaeda has been destroyed. osama may be dead, errickic, but al qaeda is killing american personnel and destroying american property. there is a heck of a lot of answers that have to be forthcoming, like why hasn't the fbi been able to get in there. how is it tha
man, steve. i wish you weren't doing this. >> for $9 billion policy do you know what we're capable of? do you? >> greg: shut up. at least it wasn't produced in association with country that might not want america to boost the oil protux. oops. heritage reports that it's owned by company owned in united arab emirates. they helped finance the film. matt damon loves blowing whistles with the hoke i can films but in real life he is the bad guy. damon is doing harm for his anti-fracking propaganda makes us more depen dep on the oil-rich, unstable haters. why does he bother? when you're intellectually insecure and rich beyond logic what else can you do? root against the interest and undermine employment and play in hands of people who don't like us. anything to feel special and separate yourself from the herd. who plays matt damon in movie about matt damon? i forgot. that won't be made. >> isn't it matt damon poorman's kirk cameron? >> dana: you have to wonder at some point if they realize what they're doing. they want attention so much. last week i did my one more thing about north dakota
by the institute for peace. my job is to introduce steve heideman. he has directed the center for democracy and civil studies -- civil society at georgetown. he -- he is a terrific asset for the institute. this project is driven by syrians, with technical assistance and other kinds of assistance from the institute and a sister institute in germany. it is important these efforts are driven by local populations, things that are handed down from the united states did not work all that well. we are pleased that you are here. i hope you have lots of questions, and if i can turn this over to you -- >> thank you para much, and let me add my welcome to you. we are delighted to see you here this morning. it will be an interesting conversation about syria after assad the challenges of managing a transition period as jim mentioned, the event this morning is in many ways a culmination of a project that has been in the destination for about nine months. if that there's any similarity to other properties of gestation, it is a coincidence. this event this morning is an opportunity for us to discuss a docu
how much he weighs and steve cropp's questions on "60 minutes pierre host: both the president and governor romney were featured on "60 minutes." were fair, the romney's online of withkelly. is there a parallel their debt guest: both candidates both did a "60 minutes." that asked them similar questions on the program. on the day that mitt romney was under attack by everybody, steve croft asking obama if mitt romney screw up -- that is the kind of thing that cbs is not holding him accountable. both candidates will do the syrupy things but mitt romney is doing press conferences and obama has not been doing press conferences. you can look at the research on this. president obama has done more one-on-one said downs then press conferences. he likes to control the message and he would rather sit down with barbara walters and have her ask them what superpower he would like to have. host: fredericksburg, va., an airline for democrats -- -- on our line for democrats -- caller: i get tired of them talking about liberal, biased media. if there was, do you think they will allow george bush
: i am i democrat. host: we will try to get a republican. steve from tennessee. what do you think, does the drop in the unemployment rate have any effect on the presidential race? caller: first of all, i want to say that it is a false report. it is absolutely impossible for it to be 7.8%. this report has been skewed, just like the polls in obama's favor. i also want to comment on the health care. if the truth about the health care were known as far as the hidden taxes, this law absolutely destroys the american economy once it takes full effect. i also want to make one more comment -- of the people would take a look and investigate the background of peru, and investigate the background of mitt romney, obama has never run anything in his entire life -- if people look at investigate the background of barack obama and investigate the background of mitt romney, obama has never run anything in his entire life. if he is reelected, life in america will no longer be the same. he has succeeded in everything he has tried to do -- believe me, he does not want this country to succeed. host: th
but it is rising. >> over on the right side here. >> steve space from w cbs radio. the pre-election polls i've always wondered why our listeners, viewers and readers need to know how other people plan to vote and poison the voting poll and recite them on the radio i'd like to hear the of a panelist thoughts on why do we report the polls? >> who wants to take that? >> it's the way that we gauge the narrative of the race in which way the momentum is. i was in virginia talking to people in prince william county and republicans who voted for john mccain four years ago. i don't know i'm going to do it doesn't like this is going to win it's not necessarily wanting to vote for the loser. it does affect some voters. >> on the other hand, it's not so where earlier in the cycle you say they didn't have a chance i'm not the only one who likes him and maybe he can pull this out and we are curious and want to know what other -- we also want to be part of the conversation with people and know what other people are thinking and i am not sure i think that is such a bad thing and need to be put into isolati
speak of the 47%. who exactly are you talking about? inquiring minds want to know. this from steve, mr. president, you said you would have the deficit and have a plan to pay down our debt within your first term and you haven't donso. so why should we trust you to keep your promise in your second term. from joe, to both, when will either of you stop worrying about your parties and start worrying more about our nation? facebook.com/carolcnn. keep the conversation going. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new completely re-imagined 2013 chevrolet malibu. sleek new styling... sophisticated dual cockpit design, and sport sculpted seats. available chevrolet mylink infotainment system. the all-new 2013 chevrolet malibu. ♪ refined comfort to get you in a malibu state of mind no matter what state you live in. ♪ >>> today is the last day of baseball's regular season. we know all the playoff teams, but not all the division winners. the oakland a's and texas rangers play today to decide the a.l. west champs. the a's won last night to pull into a tie for a top of the division. oakland w
's steve is the first voice i hear in the morning, and he is. while melissa is a very competent and informed female voice, which i hear in the late afternoon on my way home. she was in china preparing for a weeklong broadcast with npr when a massive earthquake struck in may, 2008 and major news organizations around the world rely on her extensive reporting on the destruction and relief efforts. so now, i have many henry kissinger stories. i won't spend the full 15 minutes he demanded, but i will tell you -- [laughter] a few of them. let's try this. this past valentine's day he was my gate. well, what really happened is henry and i contacted our dear friends andrea mitchell and alan greenspan. we did this says separately about spending the evening with them and then we all ended in a downtown washington hotel room full of hearts and flowers. henry iain dhaka also sit next to each other at the defense policy board meetings and we just spent a day and a half doing that and discussing the very complicated issue of iran. at one of those meetings, henry told me -- this is very persona
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